I received some gorgeous Peter Rabbit fabric from The Craft Cotton Company and knew I wanted to do something that featured rabbit ears and would be good for storing things at Easter. With this in mind I came up with an idea for a tie corner basket which would be great for keeping all those… Continue reading The number of rabbits hopping out of my craft pile is rapidly multiplying….next up a rabbit tie corner basket!
I wasn't too sure whether I would have enough time to get all the Easter makes I wanted made in time this year, but despite my initial worries I am slowly starting to make some progress on my 'to do' list so hopefully I will get most of them completed in time - the rest… Continue reading Happily hopping out of the sewing pile are some rather cute Easter Rabbits
I wanted to make a reading cushion and wanted a slightly different design, my eye then spotted the Cutest Little Monsters fat quarter set by The Craft Cotton Company and I knew I had to make a monster themed cushion! What I love about this cushion is you can use the base cushion pattern and… Continue reading This monster reading cushion is perfect for keeping a close eye (or two or maybe even three!) on your books!
I wanted to make a heart themed cushion - but wanted something a little different than normal, and after a bit of thinking and a few sketches of ideas I decided I wanted to try and do a woven heart appliqué cushion. I wasn’t too sure whether it would work as it’s been a long… Continue reading Woven love heart cushion tutorial
It’s great to add a little Christmas sparkle to your table over Christmas and when I saw the Snowy Woodland fabric by The Craft Cotton Company I knew I had to make a table runner using it. I decided to go for a tree theme as two of the fabrics were perfect for this -… Continue reading Perfect for Decorating your table this Christmas – a Christmassy themed table runner
The last few months have been filled with Halloween makes and now that Halloween is finished for this year its time to move on to probably my most manic time of the year. I always have more ideas for things I want to make for Christmas than I ever get chance to make, and I… Continue reading Time for the Christmas makes to start…… First up is a fabric tree ornament
These tote bags are perfect for gifting in this Halloween. Spider bag Materials Thread Paper to make letter templates (10x30 cm) Pins Scissors Fabric: Bag 2 pieces orange fabric - 30 x 40 cm 2 pieces spider netting - 30 x 40 cm Handles 2 pieces orange fabric - 8 x 60 cm 2 pieces… Continue reading Halloween Tote Bags
Pumpkins are a must have at Halloween and I don't think you could ever have too many of these cute little fabric ones... Materials Orange fabric 50x50 cm (18 cm diameter circle, 28 cm diameter) Black net fabric 20x20 cm (18cm diameter) Sewing thread ⁃ Orange ⁃ Black Pins Toy stuffing Scissors Needle Buttons -… Continue reading Fabric Halloween Pumpkins….
Whenever I am writing down some patterns or ideas I can never find a pen or pencil and by the time I manage to find one I have almost forgotten what I was wanting to write in the first place! I have books all over the place so despite having a pen/pencil pot it never… Continue reading No excuse for any more lost pens or pencils….Fabric notebook pen holder
I received some lovely Christmassy fabric from the Snowy Woodland range by The Craft Cotton Company and after laying out all the different patterns the an idea of a Christmas tree cushion came to mind. I initially thought of doing some appliqué trees but then thought a patchwork tree cushion would be something a little… Continue reading Time for the Christmas makes to start….first out a patchwork tree cushion